Russian bagatelle

noun

: a childish variation of bagatelle employing holes, pins, arches, and bells

called also cockamaroo

Word History

First Known Use

1840, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Russian bagatelle was in 1840

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“Russian bagatelle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Russian%20bagatelle. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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